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You were dead in trespass and sin,

On the path that you had once walked;

With such a corruption within,

Insulting others as you mocked.


You followed the course of the world,

Following the prince of the air;

As disobedience is hurled,

Whatever the Lord would declare.


The spirit works now in the sons,

The ones with immoral passions;

Desires of lustful puns,

While wearing raunchy fashions.


Their mind is like children of wrath,

Sort of like the rest of mankind;

Allowing them to take the path,

Fulfilling the passionate mind.


But God rich in mercy and grace,

Because of His compassionate love;

He is still willing to embrace,

And by forgiving us thereof.


Even though we had been once dead,

From the corrupted trespass;

We are given new life instead,

Accepting Christ if we confess.


Through Christ by grace you have been saved,

And have raised us up with the Lord;

Made pure of the sin that enslaved,

So, we can be in one accord.


For in the coming of the age,

Immeasurable wealth of grace;

No longer is death as a wage,

So that we can meet face to face.


Through faith by His grace you are saved,

And this is not of your doing;

It is the gift of God that has paved,

A holy highway in pursuing.


Not from the works that you could boast,

But through good works of Jesus Christ;

Assisted by the Holy Ghost,

Avoiding from being enticed.

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